- Author:William T. Vollmann
- Publisher:Viking Adult; First Edition edition (October 1, 2001)
- Pages:736 pages
- Subcategory:Genre Fiction
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Seven Dreams: A Book of North American Landscapes is a series of novels by William T. Vollmann about the settlement of North America and the conflicts between natives and settlers.
Seven Dreams: A Book of North American Landscapes is a series of novels by William T. Each volume focuses on a different episode in North American history, with most also including digressions and chronological departures. The series will comprise seven novels; five books have been published so far.
William T. Vollmann is the author of ten novels, including Europe Central, which won the National Book Award. This continues as the second of "Seven Dreams," a septology projecting across North America the past millennium as envisioned by natives and settlers. He has also written four collections of stories, including The Atlas, which won the PEN Center USA West Award for Fiction, a memoir, and six works of nonfiction, including Rising Up and Rising Down and Imperial, both of which were finalists for the National Book Critics Circle Award. He is the recipient of a Whiting Writers Award and the Strauss Living Award from the American Academy of Arts and Letters. Vollmann's ambition in this and his life's formidable work investigating violence and power . With Vollmann's Seven Dreams series it's best to read on and not get bogged down, because a lot of stuff that doesn't make sense at first will make sense later
William T. Vollmann's ambition in this and his life's formidable work investigating violence and power remains towering, but for how long, and among how many? In lengthy, insistent, sprawling books before and after this, he confronts the rationalizations people make for conquest, whether of a prostitute's body or of a proud culture. He was about thirty during this polar travelogue, and begins to shift from cockiness to introspection. With Vollmann's Seven Dreams series it's best to read on and not get bogged down, because a lot of stuff that doesn't make sense at first will make sense later. Next up, Volume 7: Cloud Shirt?
Seven Dreams: A Book of North American Landscapes is a series of novels by William T. Volume 1: The Ice-Shirt (1990) is about the arrival of the Vikings in North America (9th–10th centuries)
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Bibliographic Details. Publisher: Viking,. Publication Date: 2001. Book Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: fine. Synopsis: The third volume of the author's epic saga of North America peeks behind the myth of Pocahontas to recreate the story with gritty realism. Payment Methods accepted by seller.
Volume Three of Seven Dreams: A Book of North American Landscapes. By William T. Vollmann. Argall may bring us closer to the truth of America’s first interracial romance than a thousand biographies written on the subject. San Francisco Chronicle
Volume Three of Seven Dreams: A Book of North American Landscapes. Category: Literary Fiction Historical Romance. San Francisco Chronicle. Readers are likely to come away from this stor. ppreciating the mordant resonance with writers from Defoe to Conrad.
Volume 3: Argall (2001), written in a 17th-century prose style . The Ice-Shirt is a 1990 historical novel by American author William T. Vollmann, it is the first book in a seven-book series called Seven Dreams: A Book of North American Landscapes.
Volume 3: Argall (2001), written in a 17th-century prose style, is about the settlement of Jamestown (17th century). Volume 4: The Poison Shirt (unpublished), either "concerning the Puritans vs. King Philip of Rhode Island," or Captain Cook's voyage to Hawaii (17th or 18th century). The Ice-Shirt is set in the 10th century A. D. and chronicles the arrival of the Norse people in Greenland and the Arctic.